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Star Wars: Who Gon Jinn could save Anakin

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May21,2024

Qui-Gon Jinn is the Jedi Master who discovered Anakin Skywalker (the future Darth Vader) inStar Wars Episode I< /em>. Unfortunately, the Jedi died. before having been able to properly train his student, who will ultimately be trained by Obi-Wan Kenobi. The question therefore legitimately arises: Qui-Gon, if he had survived, could he have become a better mentor for Anakin and above all prevent him from joining the side of Anakin? obscure?

Star Wars: Who could Gon Jinn save Anakin

A new look at The Phantom Menace

In this year 2024, we celebrate 25 years since the release of The Phantom Menace in May 1999. For the occasion, Disney/Lucasfilms is increasing the number of events and publications related to this film which marked à never the story of the saga. Taking advantage of its relatively new canon, Marvel has just released a comic which brings its share of new features.

Star Wars: Who Gon Jinn could save Anakin
Thus,the new comic released especially for the 25th anniversary ofthe ;ÉEpisode I: The Phantom Menace Marvel Comics #1by Greg Pak and Will Silney, allows us to discover new interactions between Qui-Gon and Anakin. The authors thus imagine an exchange between the Jedi master and his new padawan.Qui-Gon here ensures that Anakin understands well what he is talking about. how the path of the Jedi requires disciplineand many sacrifices. In the same spirit, there is also a key moment where Qui-Gon understands the torments that agitate Anakinand offers him advice regarding the conflicting emotions that tug at him after his (unfavorable) evaluation by the Jedi Council.

Star Wars: Who Gon Jinn could save Anakin
Finally, most importantly,Qui-Gon explains that he is perfectly aware that Anakin’s attachment to his motheris an additional test for him. Indeed, Jedi are normally kidnapped at random. their family much younger. Although this fact can be judged like harsh or cruel, it allows the Jedi not to be hampered by too many emotional ties and to devote themselves fully to their destiny. learning the Force. However, Anakin lived with his mother for 9 years, but a priori Qui-Gon was fully aware of this difficulty. in the teaching he intends to provide to others. the child, unlike what the Council seems to think. Qui-Gon therefore knows exactly that what Anakin needs is control of his emotions.

Star Wars: Qui Gon Jinn could save Anakin

Qui-Gon saw further than the Council

When the Jedi Council refuses to allow Anakin to be trained,Qui-Gon knows that he cannot abandon the child.Give up Training Anakin meant two terrible things: firstly, the child would have been destroyed. forced to return to his life as a slave and, on the other hand, not supervising a being with such high potential, there is the risk of seeing him fall on the side of slavery. dark and become a danger for the entire galaxy. Especially sinceafter having met Darth Maul, Qui-Gon knows that the Sith could well be back.

Star Wars: Who Gon Jinn could save Anakin

Long considered As an outsider, Qui-Gon and his increased desire to follow the will of of Force in relation to his Jedi colleagues would have made him particularly suited to combat. train Anakin. It is reasonable to think that Qui-Gon, with his unorthodox methods, could have lured Anakin away from the side of evil. obscurethanks to; his training.

Star Wars: Who Gon Jinn could save Anakin

Qui-Gon's tragic fate sealed his fate. that of Anakin

The ability to from Qui-Gon to Steering Anakin's destiny toward the light is exactly why the final lightsaber fight of The Phantom Menace is called “The Phantom Menace.” “Duel of the Fates”(Duel of the Fates in original language). It's literally a duel that decides Anakin's fate in the Star Wars galaxy. When the cruelDarth Maul ends up killing Qui-Gon, Anakin's fate is at stake and, slowly but surely, Palpatine's plan is put into place.

Star Wars: Who Gon Jinn could save Anakin

Upon losing Qui-Gon’s teaching, Anakin immediately fell prey to corruption on the side of God. obscure.
Even if Obi-Wan Kenobi directed the the last wish of his master and formed Skywalker himself, Obi-Wan had not anticipated his arrival. everything his former master had immediately felt. Naturally,this new information only makes the fate of Anakin and the Skywalkers even more tragic.

Star Wars: Who Gon Jinn could save Anakin

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Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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